2014 - Enhancing Capabilities

Day 1 – Thursday 4 September

Evolving Universities: Is the current model facing extinction?

Speaker: Professor Annabelle Duncan – Vice-Chancellor, University of New England

Actioning University of Newcastle’s people strategy to shape the future

Speakers: Professor John Germov – Pro Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Education and Arts, Professor of Sociology, University of Newcastle / Peter Watson – Principal Consultant – Talent Solutions, Lee Hecht Harrison

The impact of changing demographics

Speaker: Professor Graeme Hugo AO – ARC Australian Professorial Fellow Professor of Geography, The University of Adelaide

Building Organisational Capabilities through Strategic Workforce Planning: A successful start to the journey at La Trobe University

Speakers: Ephraim Spehrer-Patrick – Principal, Practice Leader, Mercer / Fiona Reed – Executive Director, Human Resources, La Trobe University / Richard Frampton – Executive Director, Student Services and Administration, La Trobe University

Day 2 – Friday 5 September

New capabilities for leading future academic work

Speaker: Professor Hamish Coates – Chair, Centre for the Study of Higher Education, The University of Melbourne

Building workforce planning capabilities

Speaker: Dr Bernd Irmer – Senior Lecturer, School of Management, Queensland University of Technology

Is your performance management program satisfying compliance requirements or driving organizational success?

Speakers: Karen Evans – Managing Director, Asia Pacific NGA.Net / Lionel Newman – Consultant, iedex

Another cog in the machine

Speaker: Daniel Gullo – Principal, DMG Consulting Group

Innovation in recruitment

Speaker: Gabrielle Reilly – General Manager – Education and Government, Slade Partners

Global Trends in HR

Speaker: Dr Denise Meyerson – Educational Director, Management Consultancy International

HR data: Who cares?

Speakers: Elice Garcia – ‎Senior Business Analyst, Human Resources, University of Queensland / Beverley Bosman – Deputy Director, Human Resources, University of Technology, Sydney

Enhancing organisational capability: The Curtin Living Our Values Initiative

Speaker: Tony Brown – Senior Consultant, Leadership Organisational Development, Curtin University

“Change Challenge” Award Winners for Employee Engagement in Australian Universities

Speaker: Dr Peter Langford – Director, Voice Project